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Red Pumpkin Chutney

 Published 2012-Apr-30   Updated 2021-Jun-09

- Submitted by Raji Ramakrishnan

(Chutney With Pumpkin, Poosanikai Chutney, Mathanga Chutney)

Red Pumpkin Chutney, a quick chutney made with red pumpkin that can be had with white steaming rice.

Recipe For Red Pumpkin Chutney


  • Red pumpkin (grated along with the tender part after removing the seeds) - 1 cup
  • Green chilli - 1
  • Red chilli - 1
  • Coriander leaves (Cilantro) - handful
  • Mint (pudina) leaves - leaves of two twigs or 24 leaves
  • oil - 3 tsp
  • salt - to taste
  • Ginger - a small piece
  • Tamarind - a small piece
  • Garlic - 3 small
  • Onion medium sized - 1
  • Grated coconut (optional) - 3 tsp

Red pumpkin chutney ingredients


  1. Take a kadai and pour oil in it. When it is hot put the red chilli and fry, remove and keep aside.
  2. In the same oil, add the chopped onions, saute for two minutes,
  3. Add the grated pumpkin, green chilli, tamarind piece in it. Saute again till it becomes soft/cooked.
  4. Switch off the gas. Add the garlic, ginger, coconut, pudina leaves, salt.
  5. Grind to a smooth chutney by adding water. This can be had with anything like dal rice, curd rice, chappati, wada, pattice etc.

Serving Suggestion

  • I prefer to eat with hot rice, two tsp gingelly oil in it and the chutney mixed in it. It is a lovely combination.


  • Fry two tsp urid dal, red chilli, add the pumpkin and saute till it becomes soft. Add tamarind piece, coconut, salt and grind to a smooth chutney.

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